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Gender Socialization
A look at factors that affect our socialization toward gender.
# 122923 | 750 words | 5 sources | APA | 2008 | US

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This paper provides a discussion of the different factors like parenting and the media that socialize individuals toward a certain gender. The discussion uses a chronological account of human development to illustrate this phenomenon.

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"Despite the pervasive nature of specific roles and differences associated with gender in U. S. culture and society, many individuals argue that gender is a social construct that is taught. As one sociologist maintains 'We are born with a clearly defined biological sex. We are born male or female but we are not born boy or girl. That distinction must be taught.' That distinction can only come from the culture around us. This analysis will provide a chronological account of how American children..."

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